For immediate release: October 4, 2022
[UPDATE] Malicious Wounding on Jefferson Street
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department arrested a man in connection with the stabbing on Jefferson Street yesterday.
Nery Duban Escobar-Torres (24) is charged with aggravated malicious wounding after stabbing his 22-year-old roommate at 1009 Jefferson St. The victim is in stable condition but remains hospitalized.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Dubie at (434) 455-6102 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter a tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.
This is an ongoing investigation and any additional information will be provided as an update to this news release.